194w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has revealed a preview of the latest episode 5 of The Tester today, and confirmed that it will be available in its entirety on PSN.
To quote: This week's episode is called "Buzz In or Buzz Off." The remaining 6 (only 6!) gamers take on a BUZZ!-themed quiz challenge testing their mastery of all things PlayStation.
It really heats up when SCEA's Director of First Party Quality Assurance, Jeff Wilkerson, joins the panel this week to evaluate who might have what it takes to work on one of his QA teams.
There's no place to hide in this episode and somebody is bound to crack under the pressure. This knowledge challenge is anything but trivial. Who's got the answers? Who has no clue?
Find out in Episode 5 and witness every twitch, lip quiver, high-five and blank stare to see who goes on and who goes home.
The Tester is available in both Standard and High Definition formats from PlayStation Store and also showing in PlayStation Home - Theater 8, where another free cast T-shirt will be rewarded. (This week, it's a...
195w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has announced that The Tester cast members Luge and Doc will be available for a meet and greet from fans in PlayStation Home tomorrow.
To quote: Two of your favorite cast members from The Tester, Luge and Doc, will be dropping by The Tester theater in PlayStation Home tomorrow, Wednesday, from 6PM PDT/9 PM EDT - 7PM PDT/10PM EDT to take your questions.
Here's your chance to get the answers to the questions you've been dying to ask: What's it really like on The Tester set? What's it like in the hamster ball? How are beerios?
If you've been following the series, you know that this past week's Episode 4 was no easy LARP in the park for both Luge and Doc. And, we all want to know what's next for Luge and what's Doc's strategy to win as we get down to our final six challengers.
More cast guest appearances are slated in the weeks ahead. So let us know the other contestants you would like to hear from. And, remember, Episode 5 hits PlayStation Network on Thursday!
195w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared a preview of The Tester - Episode 4, which is available today on PSN.
To quote: Hey The Tester fans. It's Thursday, which means the wait is over for the next episode of The Tester.
Game developers know that the ability to thrive in almost any situation and use creativity to problem-solve are key qualities necessary to work in quality assurance. Testers must be able to adapt and create scenarios to fully analyze a game.
So, what better way to take people out of their comfort zone and assess their creativity than with a surprise live-action role play? That's right, things definitely get dramatic this week as the remaining 7 gamers use random props, their wits and sheer guts to entertain and impress the panel.
196w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared a video preview alongside news that The Tester Episode 3 is available for PS3 on PSN today.
To quote: After only two episodes, it is great to hear that so many of you are enjoying The Tester and making Thursday night viewings of The Tester with your friends in PlayStation Home Theater a weekly destination.
Now, eight contenders remain and in Episode 3, "No Cry in Team," they face one of the most demanding challenges in the series. This week, it's all about teamwork. Wielding a giant slingshot and the "TesterNet", these contenders must prove they can work together when the pressure is on.
If that isn't hard enough, Mr. David Jaffe is back on the panel. And the cast is definitely out to impress him! Can Amped keep it straight? Will Big D deliver?
You don't want to miss Episode 3. And remember, The Tester is available in both Standard and High Definition formats from PlayStation Store and also showing in the PlayStation Home Theater where another free cast T-shirt will be rewarded. The Tester commemorative items are also available in the Theater and Central Plaza kiosks in PlayStation Home.
197w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has revealed that today Episode 2 of The Tester, which features video game designer David Jaffe, will be hitting PSN.
To quote: It's only been a week since the season premiere of The Tester and I know many of you are already speculating about who will stay, who's going home AND what will the remaining competitors face next.
You don't have to wait any longer to find out - Episode 2 of 'The Tester' arrives later today. The battle heats up this week for the aspiring SCEA game testers as the competition gets more physical and they face legendary game designer David Jaffe.
As one of the most respected professionals in the industry, we're honored to have him join the panel and evaluate the candidates in action. You don't want to miss the insight and perspective he brings to the show. In the epic spirit of his most famous game, check out this week's Episode 2 preview:
While last week's premiere episode tested each individual's ability to discern visual differences as a key skill to become a game tester, in Episode 2, the cast takes on their first 'team' challenge....